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Lock Museum

100, Ihwajang-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03088, South Korea
+82 2-766-6494
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Lock Museum in Hyehwa

Its not one of those museums where you have to spend hours at. You can spend about 20minutes to... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2014
alwaesboo
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Melbourne, Australia
Interesting attraction

This turned out to be quite a pleasant museum featuring all sorts of locks and keys and it was... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2014
phluffles
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Sydney, Australia
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Dec 16, 2014
“Lock Museum in Hyehwa”
Aug 27, 2014
“Interesting attraction”
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100, Ihwajang-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03088, South Korea
Daehakno
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Reviewed December 17, 2014

Its not one of those museums where you have to spend hours at. You can spend about 20minutes to 30minutes there and see everything in the museum. It was so interesting looking at how different civilisations had different locks for different times. The entrance fee...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2014

This turned out to be quite a pleasant museum featuring all sorts of locks and keys and it was interesting to see the variety of designs, some with very elaborate details. This was the only museum that I had to pay to visit in Seoul...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2014

Don't expect a huge museum, it's only one big room and two smaller. The price is on the other hand only 4000 won, and it is worth every little bit of it! The exhibition is interesting with locks, keys and similar devices from both Asia...More

Thank Rickard S
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

A small museum on the 4th floor of a unique building off the main street, the gallery is well laid out with descriptions in Korean and English. A short and quirky stop in this trendy neighborhood.

Thank Damon S
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

It's very interesting place / museum. You can see many kinds of 'lock' , eg. ancient locks and , modern locks. Not only locks, but also some more things about old containers / boxes which also have 'locks' on it. So amazing to see some...More

Thank mesymes
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

As a traveler who often seeks out places that are less frequented by the masses, the lock museum certainly falls in that category. The museum was assembled by a guy who is absolutely obsessed with locks and locking devices and has collected many thousands of...More

Thank TylerTheTraveler84
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